Elearning Librarian Espinoza Recognized for Excellence

CSN Libraries’ Stephanie Espinoza, was recently selected by CSN’s Internal Recognition Committee as the recipient of the 2017 “Excellence in Online Teaching” award for demonstrating outstanding contributions to the College. Stephanie was an online student herself during graduate school and understands the importance of human connection in persisting in online courses.  “As an online student…

Caprice Roberson

Welcome Students! Get the Most Out of CSN Libraries

CSN Libraries would like to welcome everyone back for the 2017-2018 academic year. Everyone at CSN Libraries have been getting ready for this school year and we’re excited to get it started! In your CSN Libraries you will find: Librarians to help you with any research needs Many resources, including books, articles, films and more…

Introducing BrowZine– A Free App

As a student at CSN you are already on a path to further study and a future career. One good way to get ahead and stay motivated along the journey to fulfillment is by keeping up with the dynamic ideas, practices, and workplace expectations in your field. Where do you find these? They are all…

Jason Green, InterLibrary Loan

InterLibrary Loan Specialist Recognized for Outstanding Service

Jason Green, our Interlibrary Loan technician, was recently named CSN’s “Classified Employee of the Month.” Nominated for his eagerness to help and positive can-do attitude, Jason’s work ethic reflects core CSN values including excellence, life-long learning, integrity, inclusion and connectedness. Use our Interlibrary Loan service if you ever need an article, book, film, or other resource…

Reading with a dog

Summer Reading Recommendations

Summer is the perfect time to pick up a book or stop by a library to get in some fun beach reading or escaping to your favorite armchair. The librarians and staff and CSN Libraries were asked what books they would recommend for summer reading. Check out their answers below! If you’re interested, you can…

Gutenberg Museum

Telling Our Stories

Stories make us more alive, more human, more courageous, more loving.  –Madeleine L’Engle Libraries are full of stories; the fiction and biographies that fill our book shelves, the stories that students create in our libraries, the stories that each person brings to our library–all of these are important and different. In the distant past, stories…

New Artwork at Charleston Campus Library

Artwork at West Charleston Campus Library

If you haven’t had time to stop by the CSN West Charleston Campus Library yet this summer, you may want to see what’s new! In addition to some new furniture we just set up this spring, we now have brand new artwork! The library will feature a two-person exhibit of photography donated to the CSN…

Pile of books and toys

Balance Summer Work and Fun

Summer classes officially started on June 5. That means the CSN libraries is open longer (check out our hours if you’re not sure) and it means it’s time to get back to a studying frame of mind. But just because you’re taking classes doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t leave time for vacations and relaxations. Follow these tips…